15 days in Argentina Itinerary

15 days in Argentina Itinerary

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15 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Ushuaia
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h 30​min
2
Puerto Madryn
— 3 nights
+4
bus + taxi + Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h 30​min
3
El Chalten
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h
4
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Villa La Angostura
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  10​h 15​min
6
Province of Jujuy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Salta
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Mexico City

1
night
Ushuaia

Ushuaia ©
Often called the "End of the World" because of its position on the southernmost tip of South America, the expanding city of Ushuaia serves as both a busy commercial port and attractive tourist hub.
On the 2nd (Tue), explore the activities along Lago Roca, explore the landscape on two wheels at Ushuaia Bay, and then make a trip to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at CASA BEBAN and then contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Esmeralda.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia attractions tool .

Mexico City, Mexico to Ushuaia is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Mexico City to Ushuaia, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Mexico City in October, plan for cooler days in Ushuaia, with highs around 11°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 3°C. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Lago Roca
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Lago Roca ©
Lago Roca
Ushuaia Bay ©
Ushuaia Bay
Laguna Esmeralda ©
Laguna Esmeralda

3
nights
Puerto Madryn

Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Loberia de Punta Loma, then get curious at Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico, and then kick back and relax at Playa El Doradillo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then identify plant and animal life at Ecocentro.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Madryn sightseeing planning app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Ushuaia in October, Puerto Madryn is a bit warmer at night with lows of 10°C. You'll set off for El Chalten on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa El Doradillo ©
Playa El Doradillo

2
nights
El Chalten

El Chalten ©
Nestled up against the hills of the Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten serves as one of the nation's most bustling hubs for hikers and backpackers heading out into the wild landscape of southern Patagonia.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto El Chorrillo, then explore the activities along Laguna Capri, and then get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Torre.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the El Chalten planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Puerto Madryn to El Chalten takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Laguna Capri ©
Laguna Capri
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Miradores Los Condores y Las Aguilas ©

3
nights
San Carlos de Bariloche

Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
On the 9th (Tue), fly down the slopes at Piedras Blancas and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then look for all kinds of wild species at Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro, and then see the interesting displays at Museo del Lago Gutierrez.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche online day trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Villa La Angostura.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro ©
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Villa La Angostura

Villa La Angostura ©
A trip to Villa La Angostura leads to the lush "Garden of Patagonia," where the scenic backdrop features pristine forests, lakes, and mountains.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerro Bayo, then browse the different shops at Estacion Patagonia - Anden de Compras, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Correntoso.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Villa La Angostura day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from San Carlos de Bariloche to Villa La Angostura takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Villa La Angostura, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Province of Jujuy.

Things to do in Villa La Angostura

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Rio Correntoso ©
Rio Correntoso
Cerro Bayo ©
Cerro Bayo
Estacion Patagonia - Anden de Compras ©

2
nights
Province of Jujuy

Province of Jujuy ©
San Salvador de Jujuy, commonly known as Jujuy and locally often referred to as San Salvador, is the capital city of Jujuy Province in northwest Argentina. On the 13th (Sat), trek along Paseo de los Colorados, then stroll through Quebrada de Humahuaca, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cerro Morado. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating landscape at Salinas Grandes.

To find out how to plan a trip to Province of Jujuy, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Villa La Angostura to Province of Jujuy in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Villa La Angostura in October: high temperatures in Province of Jujuy hover around 33°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Salta.

Things to do in Province of Jujuy

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Paseo de los Colorados ©
Paseo de los Colorados
Quebrada de Humahuaca ©
Quebrada de Humahuaca
Salinas Grandes ©
Salinas Grandes

1
night
Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Salta Cabildo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia San Francisco, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Virgen de los Tres Cerritos.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Salta day trip planning website .

Traveling by bus from Province of Jujuy to Salta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Province of Jujuy in October since evenings lows in Salta dip to 13°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites Museums
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Virgen de los Tres Cerritos ©
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos
Salta Cabildo ©
Salta Cabildo
Iglesia San Francisco ©
Iglesia San Francisco

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